A Banner of Love, Faith and Hope

What is hope? If you were asked what the word hope means to you what you say? If you had asked me this very question just a few short years ago, my answer would have been to have confidence in my future and to know I would live out the dreams that I so desperately desired. But then I would …

7 Things I Learned From Dating A Godly Man

Dating as a Christian has some profound differences than dating in the secular world. Here is what I have discovered going from dating in the secular world compared to dating a godly man.   Before dating my husband, I had never “followed” per say any guidelines that a Christian woman would follow dating. I didn’t follow specific commands found in …

7 Reasons To Join A Small Group

Being apart of a group is something we as humans naturally like to do. We enjoy coming together with others that have similar interests as ours and we like to soak up each other’s company through sharing stories and in general growing together. Coming together to share the love we have for Jesus is no different and one of the best …

Returning To The First Church

Following Jesus’s death and resurrection, Peter stood up with the eleven apostles and proclaimed the word of God to a crowd. Peter informed them all that Jesus is the Messiah who was crucified by them. There was a conviction felt among the people following Peter’s message because the words he spoke were not his but of God himself. Peter then …

Easter: God’s Ultimate Gift

This Sunday as we hide our eggs, put on our Easter dresses, and head to church we need to stop and recognize that this holiday is the most important day of the year. Easter is the celebration of God’s ultimate gift, His son Jesus Christ! It took me a while to understand why exactly God went to such extremes as to …